Category: Garages

How easy is it to use your garage regularly?

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During the winter months it can be a nightmare if you have to drive early in the morning as you may need to de-ice the car windscreen and side windows and run the car engine to warm up the interior. If you have the facility to keep your car in the garage during the winter nights it saves a lot of time and effort on frosty mornings.

Some people avoid using the garage because it is not easy to get the car through the garage doors as they are either too narrow or the doors are old and do not open easily. If the doorway is too narrow then you have n option but to leave the car outside however if there is a problem with the garage doors it could be easily rectified.

Getting a new electric garage door installed can take the hard work out of opening and closing the garage door as an electric motor raises and lowers the door at the touch of a button. This is especially useful on frosty evenings as you can simply pull up in front of the garage, operate the remote controlled opener and drive in, closing the door behind you. So, say goodbye to de-icing windscreens and say hello to an electric garage door.

Diagnosing faults win the comfort of your own garage

Home | Garages | Diagnosing faults win the comfort of your own garage

If you are having issues with your car or if you simply need to take it for a service or MOT then you will want to find a garage that you can trust. Many people are worried about having to take their vehicle in for repairs as often they cannot question what they are being told needs to be done due to their lack of understanding and experience.

If your car develops a fault, it is always good to try and have no idea as to what it may be. If you have the time, then you may decide to do a little investigation work first. If you have a garage at home, always park your vehicle in there to allow you to start stripping parts off it if needed. This will ensure that if you have to leave it partially stripped down over night, you have somewhere secure to store it and don’t have to worry about trying to remove it. You can buy simply diagnostic machines for around £50 which can be very useful in telling you what the issue may be. Simply plug them in to the plug in your car and get it to search for any fault codes that may be recorded on the cars on board computer. These codes will then tell you what the fault is and can help you to work out what needs to be done to fix it.